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dustcart

(ˈdʌstˌkɑːt)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuse. US and Canadian name: garbage truck
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dustcart - a truck for collecting domestic refusedustcart - a truck for collecting domestic refuse; "in Britain a garbage truck is called a dustcart"
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
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Translations

dustcart

[ˈdʌstkɑːt] Ncamión m de la basura
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dustcart

[ˈdʌstkɑːrt] n (British) (= lorry) → tombereau m aux orduresdust cloth n (US)chiffon m à poussièredust cloud nnuage m de poussièredust cover n [furniture] → housse f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dustcart

[ˈdʌstˌkaːt] ncamion m inv della nettezza urbana or delle immondizie
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
A judge has ordered Birmingham City Council to pay more than pounds 10,000 after a dustcart reversed into a doctor's car.
FIVE binmen were hurt when their dustcart collided with a van and two cars before overturning and smashing into a wall.
Which footballer escaped serious injury when his car was crushed by a dustcart.
Dean Lally, a dustcart operative, said: "If you look at it realistically, there are many people who do not drive, disabled people and OAPs who can't get to the tip so it's a great idea for them.
DUSTY the hamster was snatched from the jaws of death after his owner shut him in an exercise ball and threw it into a dustcart.
Or you could leave a trail of destruction in a lorry or dustcart. To earn small bucks, steal a taxi or mug people with a baseball bat.
So he waited until the next time dustmen drove their dustcart down his private lane - then blocked it in with his pick-up truck and a JCB.
Dustcart refers to a truck specially designed to collect small quantities of waste and haul the collected waste to a solid waste treatment facility.
A quick email to my local councillor, Mike Ward, to find out what can be done and low-and-behold a few hours later a dustcart appears to empty all of the missed bins.
They are on wheels, not like the old days when men shouldered bags or dustbins and lifted them into the dustcart!
EXCITED Isaac Mason was given an early Christmas gift yesterday - a toy dustcart from the bin men he waves at every week.